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Two Royal Guards Killed in Attack on Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah

Jeddah (October 8, 2017): At least two royal guards were killed and three others were injured when an armed man attacked at the Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Saturday night.

According to the details a gunman armed with a Kalashnikov and three petrol bombs attacked on the royal guards in Jeddah.

The attacker, Mansour bin Hassan Al Ameri, 28, a Saudi, was killed by security forces on the spot, said Interior Ministry spokesperson Mansour Al-Turki.

The gunman left his vehicle and started shooting at the guards, Al-Turki said. He said they have launched investigations to probe the motive behind the attack.

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